LSU head coach Kim Mulkey Washington Post

As the LSU women’s basketball team prepares for it’s NCAA game Sunday in Baton Rouge against Middle Tennessee State University, Tigers head coach Kim Mulkey is also preparing for an upcoming national article about her.During her media availability on Saturday, Mulkey used her time during the opening statement part of the Q&A to address what she says is an upcoming article in the Washington Post about her.Mulkey called the upcoming article a “hit piece,” and says “I’ve hired the best defamation law firm in the country and I’ll sue the Washington Post if they publish a false story about me.”WATCH Mulkey’s full, nearly 4-minute statement in the attached video segment.News of the upcoming article leaked Friday when Pat Forde with Sports Illustrated tweeted, “hearing some buzz about a big Washington Post story in the works on LSU women’s hoops coach Kim Mulkey, potentially next week. Wagons being circled, etc.”Forde’s tweet has created waves amongst national journalists, with longtime sportswriter Jeff Pearlman posting on social media, “this only violates, oh, 850 rules of journalism conduct and professionalism and courtesy.”Earlier this month the Associated Press produced a column taking aim at Mulkey.A native of Tickfaw, Mulkey was the valedictorian at Hammond High School. She won an NCAA basketball national championship as a player at Louisiana Tech and an Olympic gold medal with Team USA at the 1984 games in Los Angeles.She’s won 4 NCAA Women’s Basketball National Championships as a head coach. Three at Baylor University (2005, 2012, 2019) and one last year at LSU, which was the school’s first title in men’s or women’s basketball.LSU plays MTSU Sunday at 2 pm CST in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in the second round of the 2024 NCAA Tournament.

As the LSU women’s basketball team prepares for it’s NCAA game Sunday in Baton Rouge against Middle Tennessee State University, Tigers head coach Kim Mulkey is also preparing for an upcoming national article about her.

During her media availability on Saturday, Mulkey used her time during the opening statement part of the Q&A to address what she says is an upcoming article in the Washington Post about her.

Mulkey called the upcoming article a “hit piece,” and says “I’ve hired the best defamation law firm in the country and I’ll sue the Washington Post if they publish a false story about me.”

WATCH Mulkey’s full, nearly 4-minute statement in the attached video segment.

News of the upcoming article leaked Friday when Pat Forde with Sports Illustrated tweeted, “hearing some buzz about a big Washington Post story in the works on LSU women’s hoops coach Kim Mulkey, potentially next week. Wagons being circled, etc.”

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Forde’s tweet has created waves amongst national journalists, with longtime sportswriter Jeff Pearlman posting on social media, “this only violates, oh, 850 rules of journalism conduct and professionalism and courtesy.”

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Earlier this month the Associated Press produced a column taking aim at Mulkey.

A native of Tickfaw, Mulkey was the valedictorian at Hammond High School. She won an NCAA basketball national championship as a player at Louisiana Tech and an Olympic gold medal with Team USA at the 1984 games in Los Angeles.

She’s won 4 NCAA Women’s Basketball National Championships as a head coach. Three at Baylor University (2005, 2012, 2019) and one last year at LSU, which was the school’s first title in men’s or women’s basketball.

LSU plays MTSU Sunday at 2 pm CST in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in the second round of the 2024 NCAA Tournament.

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